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Job Opening with MATA

 

Posting Title Maintenance Foreman 
Job Category Administrative  
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Closing Date Monday, September 10, 2012//
Reference  
Compensation $48,500.00

Job Information:

DEFINITION: Schedules and oversees maintenance work in one or more divisions, such as preventative maintenance, air conditioning, electric fare-boxes and equipment, building equipment, brake and unit rebuilding, overhaul, etc.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions: 

  • May be assigned to supervise personnel in any area in the Maintenance department as directed by the Assistant Director of Maintenance.
  • Assumes the responsibilities of the Director and Assistant Director of Maintenance in their absences.
  • Directly supervises assigned shift employees.
  • Ensures employee compliance with general shop and OSHA rules in assigned work areas.
  • Assigns work schedules and coordinates work between shift groups.
  • Plans work assignments and evaluates the performance of maintenance employees in any division.

Other Job Functions: 

  • Assumes additional responsibilities as required.
  • Instructs new Maintenance personnel.
  • Requisitions bus parts for repair jobs.

Qualifications

Education/Experience – High school diploma or GED required with a minimum of six years’ experience as a Diesel Mechanic in the repair of auto and diesel engines. Previous supervisory experience preferred and must possess ability to effectively supervise and administer work policies and regulations. Good oral communication skills required; good work record essential; possess Class A (“P” endorsement) Commercial Driver’s License. Must have ability to do the same work as those supervised and to be able to assist if necessary. Good Work Record. ASE – preferred.

Mental Effort – Ability to understand and interpret labor agreement essential.

Physical – Extensive walking and standing at least 90% of the time; lifting a maximum of 50 lbs. and lifting parts and materials overhead. Requires ability to withstand exposure to negative surroundings such as uncomfortable weather conditions, dust, engine fumes, toxic chemicals and extreme noise levels. Must be able to climb on a ladder or other equipment up to heights such as on roof of buildings at MATA facility. Must be able to crawl or stoop into tight areas and lay horizontal under a vehicle. Requires ability to perform hand-over-hand method of steering vehicles and be able to grip a steering wheel.

Audible/Visual Demands – Requires ability to hear telephone and directions given; ability to distinguish vehicular problems associated with trouble shooting repairs; visually perform essential functions for satisfactory job performance. Ability to view visual display terminal.

Miscellaneous – Must be willing to work shift hours and days as assigned.

Employment Applications can be picked up and dropped off at both of our transit facilities:

North End Terminal
444 N. Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103

American Way Transit Center
3921 American Way
Memphis, TN 38118

Human Resources Department
Mid-South Transportation Management, Inc.
901.722.7113 Phone
901.722.7135 Job Hotline
901.722.7142 FAX

Mid-South Transportation Management, Inc. (MTM) is the provider for the Memphis Area Transit Authority. Job postings are notices for vacancies within the organization. Their purpose is to inform and to invite qualified interested individuals to apply for vacant positions. MTM does not accept unsolicited applications. Completed forms should be mailed to: 

Human Resources Department
Mid-South Transportation Management, Inc.
1370 Levee Road Memphis, TN 38108

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, in compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status or veteran status.

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Open Postions at MATA

Posting Title Maintenance Foreman 
Job Category Administrative  
Date Opened Thursday, July 12, 2012//
Closing Date Thursday, July 26, 2012//
Reference  
Compensation $48,500.00

Job Information:

DEFINITION: Schedules and oversees maintenance work in one or more divisions, such as preventative maintenance, air conditioning, electric fare-boxes and equipment, building equipment, brake and unit rebuilding, overhaul, etc.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions: 

  • May be assigned to supervise personnel in any area in the Maintenance department as directed by the Assistant Director of Maintenance.
  • Assumes the responsibilities of the Director and Assistant Director of Maintenance in their absences.
  • Directly supervises assigned shift employees.
  • Ensures employee compliance with general shop and OSHA rules in assigned work areas.
  • Assigns work schedules and coordinates work between shift groups.
  • Plans work assignments and evaluates the performance of maintenance employees in any division.

Other Job Functions: 

  • Assumes additional responsibilities as required.
  • Instructs new Maintenance personnel.
  • Requisitions bus parts for repair jobs.

Qualifications

Education/Experience – High school diploma or GED required with a minimum of six years’ experience as a Diesel Mechanic in the repair of auto and diesel engines. Previous supervisory experience preferred and must possess ability to effectively supervise and administer work policies and regulations. Good oral communication skills required; good work record essential; possess Class A (“P” endorsement) Commercial Driver’s License. Must have ability to do the same work as those supervised and to be able to assist if necessary. Good Work Record. ASE – preferred.

Mental Effort – Ability to understand and interpret labor agreement essential.

Physical – Extensive walking and standing at least 90% of the time; lifting a maximum of 50 lbs. and lifting parts and materials overhead. Requires ability to withstand exposure to negative surroundings such as uncomfortable weather conditions, dust, engine fumes, toxic chemicals and extreme noise levels. Must be able to climb on a ladder or other equipment up to heights such as on roof of buildings at MATA facility. Must be able to crawl or stoop into tight areas and lay horizontal under a vehicle. Requires ability to perform hand-over-hand method of steering vehicles and be able to grip a steering wheel.

Audible/Visual Demands – Requires ability to hear telephone and directions given; ability to distinguish vehicular problems associated with trouble shooting repairs; visually perform essential functions for satisfactory job performance. Ability to view visual display terminal.

Miscellaneous – Must be willing to work shift hours and days as assigned.

 

Posting Title Run Dispatcher
Job Category  
Date Opened Thursday, July 13, 2012//
Closing Date Thursday, July 26, 2012//
Reference  
Compensation $48,000.00 – $51,000

Job Information:

DEFINITION: Responsible for assigning bus operators to runs in a manner that is consistently cost-effective for the company and in compliance with the labor agreement.

Essential Functions: 

  • Assign scheduled bus runs and extra work to the bus operators daily.
  • Compile and input statistical data into the computer pertaining to bus operations.  Maintain bus operators work records.
  • Provide payroll information to the Finance Department regarding the completed runs for bus operators.
  • Monitor telephones and radios in the Dispatching Office.
  • Assist with monitoring security cameras.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:   High School Diploma or GED required.

Other:  Minimum 3 years experience in Transportation or equivalent in a related field necessary. Must have working knowledge of existing MATA route system and the street network of the Memphis area.  Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public.  Experience with personal computer equipment necessary; typing speed of 35-40 wpm.  Requires the ability to handle numerous activities at one time.  Ability to understand and interpret bus operator rules and regulations and Labor Agreement required.  Must possess a Class B ( “P” endorsement) Commercial Driver’s License.

Environment:   Extensive standing in course of normal business day, however some sitting is required.  Requires ability to withstand exposure to negative surroundings such as uncomfortable weather conditions, dust, engine fumes, toxic chemicals and extreme noise levels.  May be required to lift or push 15 lbs; overhead lifting.  Requires the ability to hear telephone and directions given; visually perform essential functions for satisfactory job performance. Ability to view visual display terminal for extended periods of time. Requires flexibility of fingers for data entry.

Miscellaneous – Must be willing to work shift hours and days as assigned. Work record of current employees will be reviewed for satisfactory performance on the job.

Employment Applications can be picked up and dropped off at both of our transit facilities:

North End Terminal
444 N. Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103

American Way Transit Center
3921 American Way
Memphis, TN 38118

Human Resources Department
Mid-South Transportation Management, Inc.
901.722.7113 Phone
901.722.7135 Job Hotline
901.722.7142 FAX

 

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Job Openings at MATA

Posting Title Maintenance Foreman 
Job Category Administrative  
Date Opened Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Closing Date Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Reference  
Compensation $48,500.00

Job Information:

DEFINITION: Schedules and oversees maintenance work in one or more divisions, such as preventative maintenance, air conditioning, electric fare-boxes and equipment, building equipment, brake and unit rebuilding, overhaul, etc.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions: 

  • May be assigned to supervise personnel in any area in the Maintenance department as directed by the Assistant Director of Maintenance.
  • Assumes the responsibilities of the Director and Assistant Director of Maintenance in their absences.
  • Directly supervises assigned shift employees.
  • Ensures employee compliance with general shop and OSHA rules in assigned work areas.
  • Assigns work schedules and coordinates work between shift groups.
  • Plans work assignments and evaluates the performance of maintenance employees in any division.

Other Job Functions: 

  • Assumes additional responsibilities as required.
  • Instructs new Maintenance personnel.
  • Requisitions bus parts for repair jobs.

Qualifications

Education/Experience – High school diploma or GED required with a minimum of six years’ experience as a Diesel Mechanic in the repair of auto and diesel engines. Previous supervisory experience preferred and must possess ability to effectively supervise and administer work policies and regulations. Good oral communication skills required; good work record essential; possess Class A (“P” endorsement) Commercial Driver’s License. Must have ability to do the same work as those supervised and to be able to assist if necessary. Good Work Record. ASE – preferred.

Mental Effort – Ability to understand and interpret labor agreement essential.

Physical – Extensive walking and standing at least 90% of the time; lifting a maximum of 50 lbs. and lifting parts and materials overhead. Requires ability to withstand exposure to negative surroundings such as uncomfortable weather conditions, dust, engine fumes, toxic chemicals and extreme noise levels. Must be able to climb on a ladder or other equipment up to heights such as on roof of buildings at MATA facility. Must be able to crawl or stoop into tight areas and lay horizontal under a vehicle. Requires ability to perform hand-over-hand method of steering vehicles and be able to grip a steering wheel.

Audible/Visual Demands – Requires ability to hear telephone and directions given; ability to distinguish vehicular problems associated with trouble shooting repairs; visually perform essential functions for satisfactory job performance. Ability to view visual display terminal.

Miscellaneous – Must be willing to work shift hours and days as assigned.

 

Posting Title Maintenance Laborer  
Job Category Administrative  
Date Opened Wednesday, June 27, 2012//
Closing Date Wednesday, July 11, 2012//
Reference  
Compensation $9.00 per hour during training

Job Information:

DEFINITION: Perform general cleaning duties at the MATA facility to buildings, grounds, and equipment subject to inspection utilizing automatic and manual cleaning equipment.

Responsibilities

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Essential Functions: 

  • Perform general cleaning duties at the MATA facility to buildings, grounds, and equipment subject to inspection utilizing automatic and manual cleaning equipment.
  • Service and clean all equipment.
  • Steam cleans engines and other mechanical parts on vehicles.
  • Clean sewer lines and bathrooms.
  • Patch roof and parking lot.

Other Job Functions: 

  • Assume additional responsibilities as required.
  • Distribute sand in inclement weather by driving a MATA sand truck.
  • Pick up parts from supply warehouses and stores and runs errands for maintenance department by driving a MATA vehicle.

Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or GED required.

Other: Must have valid driver’s license. Ability to operate cleaning and other equipment used in the cleaning of equipment, buildings and grounds such as steam cleaner, buffer, forklift, etc. Must be able to read and understand directions given on work cards and orders; write legibly to complete orders and receive parts and supplies.

Environment: Extensive walking and standing; lifting a maximum of 50 lbs. and lifting parts and materials overhead. Requires ability to withstand exposure to weather conditions, dust, engine fumes, toxic chemicals and extreme noise levels. Must be able to climb on a ladder or other equipment up to heights such as on roof of buildings at MATA facility. Must be able to crawl or stoop into tight areas and lay horizontal under a vehicle. Requires ability to hear directions given; visually perform essential functions for satisfactory job performance.

Miscellaneous: Must be willing to work shift hours and days as assigned. Work records of current employees will be reviewed for satisfactory performance and minimum qualifications.

Employment Applications can be picked up and dropped off at both of our transit facilities:

North End Terminal
444 N. Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103

American Way Transit Center
3921 American Way
Memphis, TN 38118

Human Resources Department
Mid-South Transportation Management, Inc.
901.722.7113 Phone
901.722.7135 Job Hotline
901.722.7142 FAX

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City of Memphis Job Openings May 16-May 25, 2012

CITY OF MEMPHIS                                        MAY 16, 2012 –  MAY 25, 2012

 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at

 www.memphistn.gov

_______________________________________________________________________________________________                             

THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT CITY EMPLOYEES MUST ESTABLISH RESIDENCE WITHIN SHELBY COUNTY

WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT.   PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE_REQUIRED AT THE   TIME OF HIRE.

 

  • Circulation Rep (Central)
  • Maintenance Foreman / Public Works
  • Equipment Operator / Public Works
  • Lead Accountant / Finance
  • Painter / General Services


 

POSITION:  CIRCULATION REP(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $23,050.04 – $35,193.60; Bi-weekly:

 

                       $886.54 – $1,353.60;    Public Services & Neighborhoods/Library  J.O. #12-048

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the supervision of an assigned supervisor to perform circulation functions. Performs customer service, clerical, and paging duties of the library branch agency according to established policies, procedures, and practices utilizing the automated library system computer and software.  Directs library customers to correct locations or staff in agency. Charges and discharges materials on library customer accounts including processing of library loan items. Discharges returned materials.  Registers library customers, issues library cards, resolves customer service inquiries, and provides general library information. Maintains financial reporting procedures. Operates cash register to process monetary transactions.  Performs data entry including re-labeling and processing library materials.  Searches shelves for materials to process and reconcile circulation-related reports. Maintains arrangement, weeding, and shelving of collections. Processes new materials and mends old materials. Performs clerical duties including filing, word processing, and preparing basic reports.  May maintain delinquent customer accounts, process returned overdue notices, and maintain record of juvenile library card applications.        

 

 

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

 

           1. Assists in interviewing and training of staff regarding circulation functions.

 

           2. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate a cash register and general office equipment such as a personal computer and telephone.  Requires standing, stooping, bending, and lifting and carrying books or other objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

 

 TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a library environment.  May be assigned to varying library agency locations around the City.  May work in a mobile unit or, for short periods, outside emptying book drops.  Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High School graduate or equivalent and two (2) years experience performing customer services duties with the public including operating a personal computer; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Previous experience working in a library environment preferred. 

 

POSITIONMAINTENANCE FOREMAN/PW(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $29,778.40 – $46,508.80 –

                       Bi-weekly: $1,145.32 – $1,788.80;   Public Works/Drain Maintenance   J.O. #12-047

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of a field supervisor in the Public

Works Division.  Directs a small crew responsible for repairing and maintaining storm drains, inlets and other structures relating to drain maintenance: Instructs crew on how to complete assignment, what equipment and materials to use; drives truck to haul crew, materials and equipment; performs routine check of equipment, checks fluid, and fuels truck; keeps payroll time sheets, reviews work performance, and recommends disciplinary action; communicates with residents regarding work being performed; uses mobile radio to communicate with supervisor and other workers.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

          1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned from time to time.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires walking, sometimes across ditches.  Requires ability to operate assigned equipment.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions and temperatures.  May be exposed to traffic. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate and five (5) years experience in construction/repair of sewer/drain systems; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must have a valid Class “B” Tennessee Commercial Driver’s License and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules.  Supervisory experience preferred.      (Class “B” Driver’s License Required)

POSITIONEQUIPMENT OPERATOR(1 Opening) SALARY: Entry: $11.08/Hr; $12.57/Hr-60 Days;

                       $15.54/Hr-5 Months    Public Works/Drain Maintenance    J.O. #12-049              

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the supervision of an assigned supervisor in the Public Works Division.  Operates various types of trucks including tandem axle equipped with dump body, flusher, vac-all, mower, P.T.O sprayer, etc.; transports and dumps various materials such as sand, crushed pavement, asphalt, dirt, and rock; and performs routine maintenance such as, lubricating, fueling and cleaning equipment.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

         1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned from time to time.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires ability to operate assigned equipment.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed outdoors.  May be exposed to bitumen, dust, changing weather conditions, and hot and cold temperatures.  May be exposed to noise and traffic.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to read and write; must have a valid Class “B” Tennessee Commercial Driver’s License and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules; and have experience driving tandem axle equipment; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Knowledge of geographic area of Memphis preferred.    (Class “B” Driver’s License Required)

POSITION: LEAD ACCOUNTANT(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $44,796.54 – $71,864.00; Bi-weekly:

                      $1,722.94 – $2,764.00      Finance/Accounting   J.O. #12-050

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Deputy Comptroller-Accounting and is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting (internal and external) related to assigned funds.  Provides guidance and assistance to staff including planning assignments, monitoring progress, and reviewing work of assigned accounting staff. Performs reconciliation functions necessary for the maintenance of the accounting system and recommends modification of procedures on systems. Compiles, analyzes, and prepares financial information for proper general ledger accounts and sub-systems entries. Verifies postings of transactions to the general ledger system, including transactions from other systems. Assists external auditors with annual audit and prepares financial reports for internal and external use (including the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Single Audit Report). Makes adjusting and closing entries and audits journal entries prepared by other departments for accuracy and sufficiency of funds. Enters actual and budget transactions to the accounting system and provides financial information and reports using  automated accounting system. Reconciles general ledger account balances and records month-end and year-end transactions.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. May assist internal auditors with various audits.

2. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Primarily desk work.  Requires the ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing with management, staff and external auditors.  Requires the ability to use general office equipment, such as personal computers, calculators and telephones.

 TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:   Work is performed in an office environment which involves contact with staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field and four (4)  years experience in accounting or finance with two (2) of the four (4) years in a supervisory/lead capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Knowledge of Word and Excel software required.  Governmental, non-profit or grant accounting experience preferred.  Experience in use of an automated accounting system preferred. (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

POSITIONPAINTER (1 Opening) Annual Salary: $57,197.14; Bi-weekly: $2,199.89; General Services

                       Property Maintenance    J.O. #12-051 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor in General Services.  Paints parts, equipment, interior and exterior of buildings, parking lots, playing fields, etc. Cleans and prepares surface for painting by smoothing surface and removing old paint using paint remover, scraper, sand blasters, etc. Requires ability to apply primer, various types of paint, varnish, glaze, etc., using brush, spray gun, roller, airless sprayer, etc. Fills in cavities and dents; muds, tapes, sands sheet rock and various types of other material. Selects matches and mixes coating liquid to produce desired color, cleans painting equipment and brushes with appropriate cleaning solvents and by proper method. Maintains accurate records and reports on construction/maintenance and repairs, estimates labor and material costs, determines types and quantity of materials to be used in repair, construction and maintenance of City facilities, materials and equipment. Drives truck to haul materials and equipment, performs routine check of truck equipment, checks fluids, and fuels truck. Uses mobile radio to communicate with supervisor and other workers.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned from time to time.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires manual dexterity to use paint brushes and equipment.  Requires the ability to identify colors.  Requires walking and ability to climb ladders, stairs and work from a scaffold and bucket truck, etc.  Uses bucket truck and various lift equipment; must have the ability to lift approximately 75 lbs; requires stooping, balancing, crouching and reaching.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  Some outdoor work is required in painting exterior of buildings, outdoor equipment, parking lots, playing fields, etc.  Will be exposed to various weather conditions, confined spaces, fumes, odors, and noise.  Requires the use and wear of protective gear when necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Journeyman Painter and three (3) years experience in all phases of painting, or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Commercial and industrial painting preferred.  Must possess a valid driver’s license. (PROOF OF DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIRED)

 

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